| Nov 26, 2010
| 6:07 PM
BOYLE HEIGHTS ( KTLA) -- Police are searching for the suspects who shot and killed a suspected gang member Friday morning in Boyle Heights.
It happened around 11 a.m. near Kearney Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
Los Angeles police officers say the...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 12:29 AM
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- The remains of 1,689 unclaimed bodies were buried Wednesday in a mass grave at a Boyle Heights cemetery.
L.A. County is required to keep unclaimed bodies at the coroner's office for two years.
After that, they are cremated and the ashes...
| Jan 23, 2008
THE sign on the side of the building says Tequila Warehouse, and that's what you'll find inside Ramirez Liquor in Boyle Heights: wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling shelves filled with bottle after bottle of tequila.
Above the cash registers hang a...
| Sep 9, 2009
More than any other modern American city, Los Angeles' history is inextricably intertwined with that of its police force. John Buntin's "L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City" makes an important and wonderfully enjoyable...
| Mar 20, 2008
Everyone's an art critic when it comes to a $195,000 mural for the LAPD's new Hollenbeck station.
The tile mural was meant to depict a quaint Sunday in Boyle Heights. Many angry residents say it makes their neighborhood out to be a crime-ridden dump...
| May 17, 2008
On the surface, almost everything appears as it has for decades on East 1st Street in Boyle Heights, the neighborhood east of downtown known as a haven for immigrants and blue-collar families. It's mid-afternoon and a couple of tipsy men spill out of...
| Feb 24, 2009
Howard Zieff, a top advertising print photographer and TV commercial director in the 1960s and early '70s before tapping his flair for comedy as the director of movies including "Private Benjamin," "Hearts of the West" and "My Girl," has died. He was 81....
| Jan 2, 2010
Joe R. Nevarez, a copy boy turned reporter for the Los Angeles Times who broke barriers as one of the newspaper's first Mexican American staff writers, died of natural causes Tuesday at his Monterey Park home, according to his daughter Margaret Nevarez....
| Jul 16, 2007
LAST WEEK, I got a phone call from a television news producer who asked me what Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's extramarital affair revealed about the nature of Latino political leadership. I told her I'd agree to be interviewed on air only if we could...
| Nov 21, 2007
An undercover Los Angeles police narcotics officer was seriously injured early Tuesday when he was run over by a suspected drug dealer who the officer was attempting to arrest, authorities said.
Officer Tony Salazar, 37, suffered two broken legs,...
| Feb 18, 2009
The bridges that span the Los Angeles River offer a history lesson of how Los Angeles became a modern city.
There's the Cesar Chavez Bridge, with its colossal porticoes, embellished with spiral columns and a replica of the city seal. The bridge,...